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Where to Kiteboard/Snowkite in West Michigan and Beyond! 

spots to go kiteboarding and snowkiting

Odds are you know of at least one place to go kiteboarding or snowkiting. But what if the wind's not cooperating there, or your favorite beach is packed with sunbathers, or you just plain want a change of scenery? Here are some spots we know about, and things that you will want to know about them.


Point Betsie / Crystal Lake Little Point Sable / Silver Lake Muskegon Black Lake Reed's Lake Grand Haven Oval Beach / Saugatuck South Haven Gun Lake Austin Lake St. Joseph

What does a good kiteboarding spot look like?

The answer to this question will vary based on what kind of riding you enjoy as well as your skill level. For instance, most riders enjoy flatwater riding, but wakestyle and kitesurfers often enjoy waves to use for jumps and surfing. Read more...

Austin Lake (snowkite)

Austin Lake is a great spot to snowkite in southern Michigan. Read more...

Black Lake (snowkite)

One of the more popular Muskegon area snowkiting spots is Little Black Lake. Read more...

Grand Haven (kiteboard / snowkite)

Home of many successful kiteboarding events and MACkite. Read more...

Grand Haven to Buchanan Beach Downwinder

We share the details on one of our favorite local downwinders. Read more...

Gun Lake (kiteboard / snowkite)

Gun Lake is a great location for water and snow kiteboarding. Read more...

Little Point Sable (kitesurf) and Silver Lake (snowkite)

The south wind kiteboarding Mecca of Lake Michigan kitesurfers. Read more...

Muskegon (kiteboard)

Home of the MAC Shack kiteboarding school. Read more...

Oval Beach / Saugatuck (kiteboard)

This place fires on a south or north when the sun is shining. Read more...

Point Betsie and Crystal Lake (kiteboard)

While it is a ways north, any wind direction can be flown at Point Betsie, aka "Kite Beach". Read more...

Reeds Lake (snowkite)

Reed's Lake, located in East Grand Rapids, is home to our annual Ice Fly. Read more...

South Florida (kiteboard)

If you're looking for a relatively affordable kitesurfing destination, South Florida should be on your radar. Read more...

South Haven (kiteboard)

Call it good mojo, a short pier, or blind luck - but this spot can deliver overhead conditions. Read more...

St. Joseph (kiteboard)

St. Joe is one of the nearest beaches to Chicago. Read more...

La Ventana (kiteboard)

La Ventana, located in the Baja region, is one of those places you just have to visit. Read more...

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